Red Cross Month is coming!

Every year, the month of March is proclaimed Red Cross month which gives the organization a change to recognize those who help our mission everyday. This March, we encourage YOU to help further the Red Cross mission in any way you can! You can take a class and become certified in a multitude of different […]

Apply to the National Young Professionals Council

The American Red Cross National Young Professionals Council (NYPC) seeks to fill up to three open seats on the Council and is soliciting applications from young professional volunteers to serve a two-year term that will begin November 1, 2013. Young professional volunteers with field experience in a Club Red or other Red Cross young professionals […]

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150 Years Later, Student Finds Relevance in Humanitarian Law

The article below is being shared from the regular redcross.org website. We wanted to share it with you because it highlights an awesome youth Julian Dreiman! “Exactly 150 years ago, an ambitious idea became a reality with the establishment of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Relief Societies, more commonly known today […]

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Are you Pretty Amazing? Scholarship Contest

  Have you done something pretty amazing as a Red Cross Volunteer? Showcase your passion by entering 17 Magazine’s Pretty Amazing Scholarship Contest! Last years winner Zoe Damacela says, “it’s wonderful to do something amazing for yourself, but even better if you can use your skill or talent to improve the lives of others. Girls […]

National Youth Council Tampa Meeting Recap

The weekend of the twelfth of March the American Red Cross National Youth Council headed out to Tampa, Florida, to have a quarterly meeting. The meeting began Friday early morning with Youth Module Sessions. Here the council presented months of internal and external research to divisional representatives. This meeting formed a very special connection between […]

Northeast Georgia Region Uses the Harlem Shake

The Harlem Shake is even catching on at the Red Cross. The Northeast Georgie Region created a Harlem Shake Youtube video to make a call for donations. Congratulations on a creative way to spread the mission Northeast Region! Watch the video here:  

Youth Volunteers Recognized for Impactful Service

The following message is from Jim Starr, vice president, Volunteer Management: Twenty young volunteers nominated by Red Cross chapters have received Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Whether organizing a school program that teaches CPR to 1,000 students, raising more than $11,000 for the Red Cross with a Spring Fling, or organizing blood drives in all […]

Red Cross Youth Volunteer Natalie Lucey Wins Prestigious General George C. Marshall Award

Congratulations to Red Cross youth volunteer Natalie Lucey for winning the very prestigious General George C. Marshall award.  The General George C. Marshall Youth Leadership Award was established in 2000 to be presented to a high school senior who demonstrates leadership, takes a stand for the rights of others, serves as a role model, shows initiative […]

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American Red Cross Headquarters Gives Storytellers a Voice

From house fires to major earthquakes, the American Red Cross has helped many humans in times of disaster. Each of these people has a unique encounter with how the Red Cross helped their life, so the American Red Cross decided to create a “Storytellers Campaign” to spread their voices. The Storytellers Campaign is an inspiring […]

New Red Cross Tornado App Brings Safety Information to Mobile Devices

  “App’s audio alert feature can help save lives when users can’t monitor the weather WASHINGTON, Sunday, March 3, 2013 — As National Severe Weather Awareness Week begins, the American Red Cross is releasing its official Tornado App, putting lifesaving information right in the hands of people who live in, visit or have loved ones in […]

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